Zoofari 2022 Roaring into the Future!

Gladys Porter Zoo will be “Roaring Into the Future” with Zoofari 2022!  Purchase tickets now to be part of our largest annual fundraising event.  At this exciting event, you have a chance to meet Zoo animals, have a great dinner, and bid on auction items that include naming a baby giraffe as well as being the first to ride our Zip Line!

Additionally, purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2022 Jeep Wrangler Sport donated by Boggus Tipton!

With your support, the future of the Zoo is bright.  Please help us make Zoofari 2022 a roaring success by purchasing your tickets now.


Roaring Lion

Earl C. Sams Foundation, Inc.
Matt Gorges In Memory of Patty Gorges
Boggus Tipton

Thundering Tiger

RGV Mgt, LLC
Stephen & Suzanne Shepard

Graceful Giraffe

Russell Family Trust
Brownsville Public Utilities Board
PNC Bank
VTX1 Companies

Outstanding Ocelot

Hirst Family
Phil & Karen Hunke
Pete & Vicki Moore
Linda & Kirk Schwarz
Almaguer Law Office
Boggus Auto Group
Housing Authority
of the City of Brownsville
First Community Bank
Founders Capital Management, Inc.
IBC Bank
La Chiquita Investments, LLC
Law Office of Reynaldo Ortiz, LP
Model Laundry
Neal & Lourdes Simmons Foundation
Rhodes Enterprises
Texas National Bank
Texas Regional Bank
Valley Day & Night Clinic
Vantage Bank, Texas and Loring Cook Foundation
Wildlife Conservation & Education Society of South Texas

Mighty Meerkat

Luanne & Tommy Ballenger
Fernando R. and E. Tatiana Balli
Mr. & Mrs. Cody Copeland
Robert Duncan
Reynaldo & Trudy Garza
Ygnacio D. & Sylvia Garza
Gayky Gilmore
Dr. Irene Gulley
Larry & Mary Elizabeth Hollmann
Joey Lopez, Cameron County Commissioner
Robert A. Ostos
Carlota Tyner
Uhlhorn Family Partnership
Melinda & John Wright
Burton, McCumber & Longoria, LLP
Cardenas Development Co., Inc.
Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer, LLP
Drs. Gerling & Ryan Orthodontists
Frost Bank
Garduno Tax & Associates, PLLC
GRT Realty
L&F Distributors, LLC
Lone Star National Bank
H. Yturria Estate
Medi Weightloss
Metro Electric, Inc.
PlainsCapital Bank
Richardson Rodriguez Financial Group
Rio Bank

Friends of the Zoo

Glen and Becky Haley
Sammy Snodgrass
Martin Farm & Ranch Supply, Inc.
Park 100 Home
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